What to expect from Newborn Baby Photography

Baby Photography, Natural Newborn Photography

Newborns are snuggly, sleepy and all curled up for about two weeks. So this is the best time to have your Newborn Photoshoot. They change so fast and it will feel it went by in a flash (trust me I can’t believe how fast it went with my two babies). Capturing this will give you precious photos to take you right back and you’ll treasure them forever. If you book a photoshoot this is my summary of what to expect from Newborn Baby Photography.

Newborn baby's leg bent while sleeping captured during newborn baby photography

It’s best to book as early as you can

The best approach is to book as soon as you can. Some expectant parents book in a photographer after their 20-week scan. And at the same time book in a Maternity photoshoot.

And while you may not have considered Maternity photos…they are worth thinking about. You may feel huge and think having photos is the last thing you want but you won’t regret it.

But it’s never too late to get in touch even if you are due tomorrow!

Taken in your home for natural adorable photos

Mother and baby on couch

My newborn photo shoots are done in your home which gives natural and adorable images. I’ll capture your little one sleeping, stretching, yawning. And close-ups of those gorgeous tiny feet and hands. We’ll also get some great photos of the baby with their new Mummy and Daddy. I will also capture the details of how you have prepared the nursery. And any special blankets you have for example.

Don’t worry about your home

Don’t worry too much about your home and does it have the right light and space. Leave that to me. A quick declutter of the rooms you want to use is all you need. I can even help you with that on the day. What to wear is always on peoples minds when they have a photoshoot. Babies can get through quite a few outfits in a day so have 4 or 5 picked out and a couple for yourselves. I recommend something simple and plain for babies. As we want their features to be the focus not a pattern on a babygrow. Make sure you feel comfortable in what you wear. I recommend something without strong patterns for the parents too.

We take things slowly and very relaxed with babies as they need time to feed and have nappies changed. Usually, it takes 2 to 3 hours to photograph Newborns.

Around two weeks after the photoshoot, I’ll send you an online gallery with your photos to view. Edited and ready for you to order. Either as digital images or prints. Take a look my Newborn Gallery to see examples of the kind of photos you’d receive.

Get in touch now if you’d like to find out more. Ask me any questions you have and if you like we can discuss everything on the phone.

I do family and newborn photography across North London and Hertfordshire.  If you live further afield, then you can always get in touch and I’ll see what the travel time is. 

View more examples of my natural newborn photography.



Mother holding sleeping baby in her arms looking down with a smile

Interested in a photoshoot?

My baby and family photography is natural and playful. With no awkward posing, just a relaxing time hanging out with your favourite people.


The wait list

To be the first to find when I release mini shoots and get first dibs then join the waitlist. I’ll also add you to my mailing list to let you know when about any special offers I am running.